Elliot Page feels the ‘love and support’ after coming out as transgender

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By , RADIO.COM

Elliot Page is feeling grateful after coming out as a non-binary, transgender person.

Over the weekend, the 33-year-old actor shared a selfie on Instagram while thanking fans for their continued "love and support."

"From the bottom of my heart, thank you. Your love and support has been the greatest gift. Stay safe. Be there for each other," Page captioned the post.

While thanking everyone, Page praised two organizations that provides resources for transgender rights. "If you are able, support @transanta and @translifeline See you in 2021 Xoxo Elliot," Page added.

At the beginning of the month, the Oscar-nominated actor known for his roles in “Juno” and “The Umbrella Academy” announced that he is transgender.

The actor revealed the news to fans in an announcement on social media.

“Hi friends, I want to share with you that I am trans, my pronouns are he/they and my name is Elliot. I feel lucky to be writing this. To be here. To have arrived at this place in my life. I feel overwhelming gratitude for the incredible people who have supported me along this journey. I can’t begin to express how remarkable it feels to finally love who I am enough to pursue my authentic self. I’ve been endlessly inspired by so many in the trans community. Thank you for your courage, your generosity and ceaselessly working to make this world a more inclusive and compassionate place. I will offer whatever support I can and continue to strive for a more loving and equal society,” he wrote.

Page continued the post: “I love that I am trans. And I love that I am queer. And the more I hold myself close and fully embrace who I am, the more I dream, the more my heart grows and the more I thrive. To all the trans people who deal with harassment, self-loathing, abuse, and the threat of violence every day: I see you, I love you, and I will do everything I can to change this world for the better.”

Page, who was born in Canada, received an Oscar nomination for his role in “Juno,” in which he starred alongside Michael Cera.

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